NATURAL EXPERIMENT

is an experimental design where a natural event which is typically a natural disaster is classed as an experimental condition and then this is compared to a control condition.

NATURAL EXPERIMENT: "A natural experiment normally involves basic observation without the manipulation of any variables."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NATURAL EXPERIMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/natural-experiment/ (accessed September 29, 2020).
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